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On the line, 1924

Author: Alfre Woodard; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); British Broadcasting Corporation.
Publisher: Burlington, VT : WGBH Boston Video [distributor], ©1998.
Series: People's century 1900-1999, 5.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : VHS tape : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the impact of mass production and assembly line manufacturing on working conditions and wages in the United States. Topics include: production developments at the Ford Motor Company; accelerated pace, high wages and affordable consumer products; increasingly brutal conditions and union recruitment; workers' protests, legalized collective bargaining and negotiated productivity.
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Nonfiction television programs
Educational television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alfre Woodard; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); British Broadcasting Corporation.
ISBN: 1578071186 9781578071180
OCLC Number: 858601001
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Originally shown on PBS stations in 1997 on the television program: People's century 1900-1999.
Cast: Narrator, Alfre Woodard.
Reproduction Notes: Digital reproduction. Vancouver, B.C. : Langara College, 2013. Transferred from VHS in accordance with Canadian Copyright S.30.(1)(a).
Description: 1 videodisc (57 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R. If using computers, best played with VLC Media Player. May have problems playing on certain DVD players, particularly DVD/VHS combination machines.
Series Title: People's century 1900-1999, 5.
Other Titles: On the line, mass production creates mass consumption
People's century (Television program)
Responsibility: WGBH Boston ; BBC.

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Explores the impact of mass production and assembly line manufacturing on working conditions and wages in the United States. Topics include: production developments at the Ford Motor Company; accelerated pace, high wages and affordable consumer products; increasingly brutal conditions and union recruitment; workers' protests, legalized collective bargaining and negotiated productivity.

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